https://youtu.be/5d22u9kqdnI We take a quick tour showing our 6ft x 8ft (1.8 x 2.4 meters) greenhouse made by Palram. The video features our rain catchment system and barrel, solar panels for fans, two citrus trees (meyer lemon and mandarin orange), and our vegetable seed starting station. We discuss numerous tips for a small hobby greenhouse... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/teb87wel8gY In this video we give a tour of our frontyard foodscape in July of 2019. On one side of our front foodscape we have redwood raised beds, pea gravel paths, fruit trees in wood chip mulch, as well as lots of perennial flowers. On the other side (phase 2), we have frameless raised beds... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/Rd4WOGDl8Jg We show how we installed phase 2 of our frontyard foodscape by digging out most of our grass lawn, mounding up soil for nut tree mounds and vegetable beds. In the nut mounds, we planted an all-in-one dwarf almond tree and two hazelnuts (filbert). When foodscaping our frontyard for phase one on the other... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/9r2ZY9GMhL4 We give a tour of our frontyard foodscape in July. Featured throughout the video are examples of closely spaced vegetables and flowers to make the most of the space and capture as much sunlight as possible. Ways to conserve water with tight spacing and mulch are also discussed. Featured plants include tomatoes in a... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkRtX_0V3tc&t=2s We give a tour of our frontyard foodscape in mid June. Featured items include tomatoes that are already starting to ripen, artichokes that are ready to harvest, and lots of flowers that attract beneficial insects (bees, predatory wasps, ladybugs) while adding beauty to the foodscape (borage, marigold, amaranth, chamomile, impatiens, echinacea).
https://youtu.be/pTPCJNE5MJk We give a tour of our frontyard foodscape in early May. Featured items include tomatoes planted early with the aid of red plastic mulch, perennial vegetables (asparagus & artichoke), strawberries, peas on a DIY trellis, a grape vine and eight fruit trees including three espalier fruit trees.